Quick Lunch Ideas for Busy Mamas

This post was sponsored Tai Pei, all opinions expressed in my post are my own.

Quick Lunch Ideas for Busy Mamas | Bianca Dottin

These days I’m all about quick and healthy meals for lunch. I’ve found over the last few months if I don’t have something on hand, I’m most likely going to skip over lunch which is never a good thing. If I skip lunch, my energy declines. Deadlines are missed and Tatiana runs circles around me. I was so happy when I came across the Tai Pei entrees on our last grocery shopping trip. I’ve always been a lover of Asian food so I picked up their Beef & Broccoli along with the chicken egg rolls to give them a try. The Beef & Broccoli is paired with a flavor-infused frozen fried rice that is so amazing. Here’s a few quick tips for choosing the best quick lunch ideas that are not only healthy but great for your budget too.

Tips for Healthy & Quick Lunch Ideas

1. Check the ingredients

The key to a healthy lunch are the ingredients, right? When looking for a quick lunch, read the ingredients to make sure there’s nothing but good stuff in there. All of the Tai Pei entrees are made with real, pure ingredients, and no preservatives or artificial ingredients. Once the entrees are microwaved, you wouldn’t even be able to tell it’s a frozen meal! The taste is so fresh and flavorful.

2. Read the prep instructions

When strolling the grocery aisle, make sure that you read the prep instructions. You don’t want anything that’s too difficult to prepare because you want to spend more time enjoying the meal than actually prepping it. The Tai Pei entrees are perfect because the bowls take about 5 minutes in the microwave (depending on the strength of your microwave) and the egg rolls only take 15 minutes in the oven.

You can make the egg rolls in the microwave too but I like the crunch that comes with making them in the oven.

3. Plan your meals in advance

I’m all about meal planning so that I’m not scrambling to figure out what I’m going to eat at the last minute. Tai Pei entrees make meal planning simple.

4. Consider your budget

Take you budget into consideration when doing your meal planning. We’re super strict about our budget this year and Tai Pei fits perfectly into it.

The Tai Pei entrees are great for family meals too! There are so many options to choose from that everyone in your family will find something they love. What’s even better is that after a few minutes in the microwave, the dishes are ready to serve.

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If you’re looking for quick lunch ideas or want to add a few Tai Pei entrees to your meal plan, you can find the nearest place to buy them here.

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12 Comments

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    Stacie
    02.13.18 at 3:02 pm

    Tai Pei is awesome! I use it all the time to make family dinners super easy and fast. It makes life so much easier.

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    Donna
    02.13.18 at 4:35 pm

    Planning ahead is so critical! If you don’t plan ahead, you eat whatever you have on hand, and sometimes that means bad choices. A little pre-planning and you save time later in the week, too. Great post!

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    Liz Mays
    02.13.18 at 8:05 pm

    Meal planning would help me a lot. I think I’d like having some Tai Pei meals for lunch on busy days.

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    Melissa
    02.13.18 at 9:02 pm

    Have never had Tai Pei but they look really good and getting them at Walmart is perfect. I would get these for my son for lunch or when he comes home from school starving as usual.

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    Mama to 6 Blessings
    02.14.18 at 1:20 am

    Those sound amazing! Great for in a pinch and do not have time to cook! I love Chinese food.

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    Dawn Lopez
    02.14.18 at 2:22 am

    I’m always on the hunt for new and quick meals. I will definitely be trying Tai Pei it looks delicious!

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    Kathy
    02.14.18 at 2:34 am

    I love Tai Pei food. I just bought some of these not long ago. My favorite is always the fried rice. It’s so good.

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    Jasmine - Stylish Cravings
    02.14.18 at 2:43 am

    Never had this brand but I would totally love to give it a try for lunch! I’m always super busy and just eat a bowl of veggies and it gets boring real quick!

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    Cat
    02.14.18 at 12:53 pm

    I am not a mama, but lunch ideas are always something I am looking for since I work from home! Will have to try Tai Pei

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    Nancy at Whispered Inspirations
    02.14.18 at 7:39 pm

    This looks really delicious. I think meal planning would be so helpful and wonderful! I would love to have some Tai Pei meals for when the days get really busy.

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    Claudia Krusch
    02.14.18 at 9:47 pm

    Meal planning helps me a lot. It’s easier to eat healthier and on a budget that way!I think I’d like having some Tai Pei meals! Thank you for sharing it!

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    Lisa Joy Thompson
    02.16.18 at 1:31 am

    I have found that having a house stocked with easy and delicious grab and go meals makes it easier to stay on track….otherwise we always end up going out to eat! Can’t wait to check out all these flavors!

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